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It will be a black roof regardless because of the Pano Roof. thats the common reason for painting the rest of the roof black to match the pano roof.
I just think that black strip along the roof line would look better painted body color. It would also be nice if they could integrate solar charging into the roof panel.
 

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I actually like it. I could see the production interior being scaled back some, but it looks pretty in line with what we've seen in the new Grand Cherokee.

Exterior lines are very clean and elegant. Styling is unique enough to say that it doesn't look like a rip off of something else on the market right now. I'd buy it.
 

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Could have done better with the interior. Ugly steering wheel, what's the deal with the all white? it's horrendous, get rid of the glass roof, the shifter knob is weirdly placed, and once again the biggest tablet they could find and just slapped it in the center dash.
 

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Could have done better with the interior. Ugly steering wheel, what's the deal with the all white? it's horrendous, get rid of the glass roof, the shifter knob is weirdly placed, and once again the biggest tablet they could find and just slapped it in the center dash.
Keep in mind this is a concept. They'll likely scale back the consoles to be more tactile buttons like we have seen in the new Jeeps. The steering wheel will be the same shape and layout as the corporate wheel. And if the concept stuff does survive it'll probably be only the very top level trim that decked out like this.
 

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This may be a good 'buzz' vehicle for the BEW future, but they'd actually have something that sold in decent numbers with a Grand Cherokee L-based SUV, fully luxed out and with the hybrid powertrain, a budget Lincoln Aviator
 

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Could have done better with the interior. Ugly steering wheel, what's the deal with the all white? it's horrendous, get rid of the glass roof, the shifter knob is weirdly placed, and once again the biggest tablet they could find and just slapped it in the center dash.
For the steering wheel, it reminds me of the ones used for some Chryslers and Imperials models around 1960.
 

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I'm a little bit surprised that they kept the Chrysler wing badge from the previous regime. Admittedly I was hoping they would resurrect the pentastar logo or some variation of it.
I’d have been happy if they went back to the elegant 90’s ribbon, not the current industrial ribbon.
 
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I personally love the current Chrysler wings. It's sleek and modern. I hope they keep it and evolve it over time.

I did find it strange on the rear it reads "AIRFLOW" instead of having the Chrysler logo. But it actually looks good that way.
There's a new wing logo that came with the the airflow name. I'm going to see how it looks on a car.
 

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The sentence you quote was clearly something added by the writer and not a statement of the Chrysler CEO.

It is the writer´s way of framing Stellantis as a company that does not currently have competitive BEV´s and lags behind.
If you listen to the questions Tavares has had to answer over and over, one of those is about the lack of BEV´s at Stellantis.
Stellantis is categorically mentioned as being far behind Ford and GM in electrification in the US media.
Carlos´s always answers with the fact that Stellantis offers a lot of BEV´s right now.

Ford actually sells 1 (Mustang Mach-E) and has presented an electric Transit Van and the F-150 Lightning.
GM sells 2 versions of the Bolt EV and has presented for 2022/2023 the GMC Hummer Pick-up and SUV, the Silverado and Sierra EV´s and the Cadillac Lyriq.
So Ford and GM together by 2023 will offer at least 10 BEV´s.

Right now Stellantis offers:
Fiat 500
Fiat Ducato/Peugeot Boxer/Citroen Jumper/Opel Movano/
Peugeot e-208
Peugeot e-2008
Peugeot Expert/Citroen Jumpy/Opel Vivaro/Fiat Scudo
Citroën Ami/Opel Rocks-e
Citroën ë-C4
Citroën Berlingo/Peugeot Partner/Opel Combo
Opel Corsa-e
Opel Mokka-e
DS 3 Crossback E-tense

That is 10 BEV´s in customers hands in 2021. (The Ami/Rocks-e is not a real car however)

We know about at least the following BEV models coming to market in the 2022/2023 period:
Maserati MC20
Maserati Grecale
Maserati GranTurismo
Maserati GranCabrio
Alfa Romeo B-UV
Jeep B-UV
RAM Promaster
Tavares mentioned a total of 8 new BEV coming in the next 18-24 months so i´m missing at least a couple.
That brings us to a total of at least 16 BEV´s for Stellantis on the market in 2023 vs at least 10 BEV´s for GM and Ford combined.
We know we will not see Ford and GM competition for the Fiat 500 or Peugeot e-208 but we will be able to compare the electric Promaster with the E-Transit and the Maserati Grecale with the Cadillac Lyriq as they will be comparable vehicles. We will have an idea how far behind Stellantis will be before the vehicles on the new STLA platforms will come to market from 2023 onwards.
For the european market i am especially interested in how the vehicles on the upcoming STLA Medium will stack up to the vehicles Ford will develop for Europe based on the MEB platform they will be buying from Volkswagen. Ford has chosen not to develop an electric platform for specific European vehicles but instead Volkswagen will be supplying it´s MEB platform to Ford. The interesting thing is the MEB platform was rushed to market by VW in 2019 to lessen the fines from the EU. The platform so far has proven to be dissapointing in comparison to for instance the new Hyundai/Kia Platform. VW has shown in it´s latest plans that it plans to switch to a new platform (SSP) from 2024 onwards. It´s nice to know for VW that at least Ford will be enjoying the MEB Platform going forward.

Next to these BEV´s, Stellantis will have at least the following PHEV´s on the market in 2022:
Opel Astra
Opel Astra Tourer
Opel Grandland
Peugeot 308
Peugeot 308 SW
Peugeot 3008
Peugeot 508
Peugeot 508 SW
Citroën C5 X
Citroën C5 Aircross
DS 4
DS 7 Crossback
DS 9
Jeep Renegade 4XE
Jeep Compass 4XE
Jeep Wrangler 4XE
Jeep Grand Cherokee 4XE
Chrysler Pacifica
Alfa Romeo Tonale
Dodge "Hornet"

That is 20 PHEV´s on the market for Stellantis next year (Hornet will be end of 2022 so could take to early 2023 to be in customer´s hands).
GM will have 0 PHEV´s on the market because they will go straight to BEV´s.
Ford, usually quick to present future vehicles, has for 2022 only the Ford Escape PHEV and 2 Lincoln´s (Aviator and Corsair) PHEV´s on offer in the US. In Europe they add the Ford Explorer PHEV and the Ford Transit Custom PHEV.
So in 2022 Ford and GM combined will have 5 PHEV´s on the market (3 in the US and 3 in Europe).
Stellantis in 2022 is lagging far behind them with 20 PHEV´s on the market (5 or 6 in the US and 18 in Europe)
That's 0 BEVs offered in the US now, 1 PHEV, a minivan. That's what's wrong, no product in the US.
 
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